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/ Aug 18, 2017

Toyota to unveil car-sharing app in Hawaii this year

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday its newly developed smartphone car-sharing application will become available in Honolulu by the end of this year. The application will support a car-sharing business in identifying and authenticating drivers, as well as taking payment and managing the fleet. Also, customers ...

/ Aug 16, 2017

Kagome looking to exit U.S. family food business

Kagome Co. has announced a plan to sell its stake in U.S.-based subsidiary Preferred Brands International Inc. to Effem Holdings Ltd, an investment firm under U.S. food giant Mars Inc., in a move to withdraw from family food operations in the United States. The Japanese ...

/ Aug 13, 2017

China's Mobike to launch bike-sharing service in Sapporo

China's Mobike will start a bicycle-sharing service in Sapporo in late August, becoming the first major player in the rapidly expanding Chinese industry to set foot in Japan. Mobike has quickly expanded since it started in Shanghai in 2016. Customers can find bicycles nearby, unlock ...